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Dagger with Sheath

Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Hilt, Indian, Mughal; blade, Turkish or Indian
Medium:
Steel, nephrite, gold, rubies, emeralds, silver-gilt, leather
Dimensions:
L. 17 in. ( 43.18 cm)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.666a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Stone, George Cameron. A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times, Together with Some Closely Related Subjects. Portland, Maine, 1934. p. 366, fig. 460, no. 1 (a, only).

Alexander, David, Stuart W. Pyhrr, and Will Kwiatkowski. Islamic Arms and Armor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. pp. 208-209, no. 81.

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